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Remington 710 bolt help

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by BuckShotBilly, Dec 27, 2007.

  1. BuckShotBilly

    BuckShotBilly Active Member

    The bolt on my 710 is not fitting back in the chamber. On the back of the bolt there is a cover with a lip that locks the bolt into the grove. the cover is turned, so now the lip wont fit into the groove. What do you think. I kinda need it fixed by tomorrow. I like about 15 minutes from bass pro, do you think i should have their gunsmith look at it?
  2. dracphelan

    dracphelan Well-Known Member

    Take it to a gunsmith. Though, most likely, the gunsmith won't be able to fix it today. Every gunsmith in my area is currently backed up multiple weeks/months. Also, if he needs parts for the 710, he most likely won't have them. They are not very popular rifles, and when there is a problem with them they are usually trashed.
  3. BuckShotBilly

    BuckShotBilly Active Member

    Thank you. I got it fixed now. I took it to my gunsmith and he looked at the bolt and used some to tool to simulate a dry fire and it popped the fireing pin back in place and all was well again.

    Thank you for your help once again.

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